Shared Governance: Executive Committee

Updated June 2015

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This Committee has the following authority:

  • The Executive Committee shall have authority between Board meetings* to exercise all powers of the Board except those required by law or the University Faculty Bylaws to be exercised by the full Board, subject to the limitations set forth in Section 5.2 of UF Bylaws.
  • Reports to the Board of Trustees

*All meetings and actions of the Executive Committee shall be recorded in written minutes, which shall be distributed promptly to all other Trustees. All such actions shall be subject to review by the full Board at its next meeting.


The Executive Committee shall consist of the Chair, Vice Chair and Secretary of the Board, and two other Voting Trustees elected at large by the Board. They shall serve for a term of one year, shall be eligible for re-election and shall serve until their successors are elected.

Name Title / Role
Ms. Heather Harker Chair
Mr. Duane Hilliburton Vice Chair
Ms. Claire Bugen Secretary
Dr. Tom Humphries At-Large
Mr. Richard Kinney At-Large
Dr. Alan Hurwitz Ex officio


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